Multicultural Competence, Social Justice, and Counseling Psychology: Expanding Our Roles:

@inproceedings{Vera2003MulticulturalCS,
  title={Multicultural Competence, Social Justice, and Counseling Psychology: Expanding Our Roles:},
  author={Elizabeth M. Vera and Suzette Leah Speight},
  year={2003}
}
The construct of multicultural competence has gained much currency in the counseling psychology literature. This article provides a critique of the multicultural counseling competencies and argues that counseling psychology's operationalization of multicultural competence must be grounded in a commitment to social justice. Such a commitment necessitates an expansion of our professional activities beyond counseling and psychotherapy. While counseling is one way to provide services to clients… CONTINUE READING

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